January 21, 2016

Digestive Diseases Research Center retreat set for Tuesday, Jan. 26

A Digestive Diseases Research Center (DDRC) retreat will be held Tuesday, Jan. 26. The retreat will focus on "Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrient Absorption," and the keynote speaker is Philipp Scherer, Ph.D., director of the Touchstone Diabetes Center at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center.

The title of Scherer’s presentation is “Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrient Absorption: The Critical Involvement of the Adipocyte”

The research retreat will be held at the Student Life Center in the Board of Trust room from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

RSVP to nikki.hirsch@vanderbilt.edu.

A limited number of lunches will be provided for the retreat.